Archive | September 29, 2016

A part of Millington Mayor Terry Jones' busy schedule has been an appearance at the grand opening of the MCHS Annex earlier this month.

Call to Duty: Jones seeking another four years as Mayor of Millington

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Terry Jones became a part of Millington history back in 2012 winning the mayoral race and becoming the first person to hold that position in the new form of government. Jones, who was voted mayor of Millington in 2004, suffered a defeat to Richard Hodges in 2008. With the city’s charter […]

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Southern Raisin’: You Missed It, Now Gone and Ain’t Returning

By Otis Griffin What, you say?  Why cotton chopping, that’s what, gone forever.  There are only a few that can tell you about one of the greatest Southern traditions, that is only found in history books.  Maybe some stories at the old country store around the pot-belly stove are relived, or possibly remembered on the […]

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Public Safety September 29, 2016

City Court Reports September 13, 2016 Fines Tina C Hardin – 275 Shore Road, Arlington, no driver’s license, $25 fine plus cost Nelson C Jones – 8808 Wells Road, Millington, criminal trespass, $50 fine plus cost Corey L Stilson – 25827569 Richardson Landing Road, Drummonds, driving while license suspended/cancelled/revoked, $350 fine plus cost Amber N […]

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On the Ballot 2016: Holsinger challenging McGhee for Alderman in Position 5

By Bill Short Position 5 Alderman Thomas McGhee, seeking his second term, is being challenged by Donald Holsinger in the Nov. 8 Millington city elections. Holsinger earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in aviation management in 1979 at Southern Illinois University, a Master of Business Administration Degree in 2003 at Union University and a Master […]

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On the Ballot 2016: Christopher challenging Ritter for School Board Position 1

By Bill Short Position 1 School Board member Gregory L. Ritter, seeking his second term, is being challenged by Roger Christopher in the Nov. 8 Millington city elections. After graduating from Woodstock High School in 1964, Christopher attended Tennessee State University and Shelby State Community College, studying business administration. He earned a Bachelor of Bible […]

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MMSD “Family” Accredited

Star Staff Reports The Millington Municipal School District is 1 step away from becoming an International Accredited School System through AdvancEd. AdvancEd is made up of three organizations that merged together in 2006, one of which is the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Council on Accreditation and School Improvement (SACS CASI). All four Millington […]

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Homecoming Kings: Trojans outlast Kirby for victory

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Giving up 40 points to the high-powered Ridgeway Roadrunners on Sept.16 in the first quarter might have been the lowest point for the 2016 Millington Trojans. Deject on the turf of Halle Stadium, the Trojan players listened to the compassion of their coaches in the post-game huddle. Head Coach Chris Michael […]

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Down the Back Nine

Photo By Ian Stinson Munford High School celebrated Homecoming last week across the campus. The Munford Golf program took a moment out to shine the spotlight on its quartet of seniors Joshua Hatfield, Drew Drexler, Kyle Kelley and Austin Cousar. The boys have been thru school together since kindergarten, They all had the same teacher […]

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Black flag

By David Peel I’m a big fan of college sports, especially NCAA football. In NFL football, they have come out with a red flag that allows you to challenge a call on certain occasions. The right is very limited and only pertains to certain calls. Further, you can only use it at the risk of […]

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Calendar of Events September 29, 2016

Month of September *The American Legion and Auxiliary holds monthly meetings at the Baker Center starting at 7 p.m. on the fourth Monday of the month. On the first Saturday of the summer months the Auxiliary have been at the Farmers Market informing the community about our projects/programs that help our Veterans. For more information, […]

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